some advice re: downshifting in corner entry

Zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Wed May 11 14:13:18 PDT 2011


No, because you need to qualify :)
I did run that race on my sv and gsxr next day.



Thanks,

Zoran Vujasinovic
TWF Racing
775-786-4881
www.twfracing.com




On May 11, 2011, at 2:11 PM, Chris Burgess wrote:

> Can I run my SV650 Superbike so I can experience all of that massive braking
> into turn 11 at full speed instead of the nutured speed a stock pipe brings?
> 
> In any case Laguna or T-Hill don't have any hard braking areas that compare
> with turn 3 at Pacific Raceways and turn 10 at RA.  Have you ever ridden
> Pacific Raceways?
> 
> -Chris
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 2:09 PM, vik anderson <eeeeek at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> You or I could show up to this event and race. Your club racing license is
>> all you needed. If it looks like club racing, is populated by club racers
>> and quacks like club racing...
>> 
>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Chris Burgess <chris at chrisburgess.com
>>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Not a club level race event.  But it is something other than AMA or
>>> MotoGP.....so you have me on that.
>>> 
>>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:41 PM, Aaron Turner <synfinatic at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> http://www.cyclenews.com/articles/road-racing/2010/06/22/monterey-challenge-announced
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Chris Burgess <chris at chrisburgess.com
>>> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> At Laguna? Really?  They were never advertised.
>>>>> 
>>>>> OH or are you saying track days == racing?
>>>>> 
>>>>> -Chris
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:09 PM, vik anderson <eeeeek at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> <snip>But unless you are in MotoGP or AMA you ain't racing
>>> there.</snip>
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Not true. For at least the last two years, there have been multiple
>>> club
>>>>>> racing events there for bikes. Heck, they were even sound
>> restriction
>>>> free
>>>>>> days.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Chris Burgess <
>>> chris at chrisburgess.com
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I've been to Thunderhill and Laguna.  Neither meet the term of
>>> extreme
>>>>>>> braking...although Laguna's is getting closer.  But unless you are
>>> in
>>>>>>> MotoGP
>>>>>>> or AMA you ain't racing there.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> And I added the caveat so you'd understand what I meant by the
>> term.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> -Chris
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 12:51 PM, vik anderson <eeeeek at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> I like the extra caveat "like Road Atlanta turn 10". You simply
>>> said
>>>>>>>> extreme
>>>>>>>> braking, which would bring in:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Thunderhill, turn 14
>>>>>>>> Infineon, turn 9
>>>>>>>> Laguna Seca, turn 11
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 11:53 AM, Chris Burgess <
>>>>>> chris at chrisburgess.com
>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> It doesn't.  Name me one that is remotely like turn 10 at Road
>>>>>> Atlanta
>>>>>>>>> which
>>>>>>>>> is what turn 3 at Pacific Raceways is like (although not quite
>>> as
>>>>>> hard)
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> -Chris
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 11:51 AM, vik anderson <
>>> eeeeek at gmail.com>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>> California has no extreme braking situations? Huh?
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 12:02 PM, Chris Burgess <
>>>>>>>> chris at chrisburgess.com
>>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> Frankly a slipper isn't needed....it is nice sometimes to
>>> not
>>>>>> have
>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>>>> think
>>>>>>>>>>> about controlling the clutch during extreme braking
>>> situations
>>>>>>> (which
>>>>>>>>>>> California has none) but not needed.
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> But yeah...what's the issue.
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> -Chris
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Steve Robertson
>>>>>>>>>>> <srobertson at ssimicro.com>wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> Well to start with, what problems are you having?
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> Anyone on this list willing to spend a few minutes
>>> talking
>>>> to
>>>>>> me
>>>>>>>>> about
>>>>>>>>>>>>> downshifting?  Not street, just race corner entry
>>>>>> downshifting.
>>>>>>>> I'm
>>>>>>>>>>> really
>>>>>>>>>>>>> struggling with this on my z-built superbike.
>> Obviously
>>> a
>>>>>>> slipper
>>>>>>>>>>> clutch is
>>>>>>>>>>>>> probably a good answer, but I'd like to learn how to do
>>>> this
>>>>>>>> better
>>>>>>>>>>> without
>>>>>>>>>>>>> the technology assist.
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> 
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>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>> Vik
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
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>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
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>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Vik
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
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>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
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>> temporary
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>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Vik
>> 
> 
> 
> 
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